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Irish Network of Health Promoting Schools: a collaborative progress report 1993-1996
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|Title: ||Irish Network of Health Promoting Schools: a collaborative progress report 1993-1996|
|Publisher: ||Irish Network of Health Promoting Schools|
|Issue Date: ||1997 |
|Description: ||The European Network of Health Promoting Schools promotes a philosophy of health
promoting that reflects a holistic approach.
The progress of Irish schools, in the years 1993 - 1996, as a member of the European
Network is described in two reports:
<a) The Irish Network of Health Promoting Schools - a Collaborative Report.
(Saoirse Nic Gabhainn. Cecily Kelleher - Centre for Health Promotion, N.U.I.,
Galway and the Steering Committee of the Irish Network of Health Promoting
(b) The Implementation of the European Network of Health Promoting
Schools in Different National Contexts (Parsons et al. Centre for Health
Education and Research, Canterbury Christ Church College).
The enthusiasm generated at national and school level is highlighted in both reports.
The importance placed on the development of school structures. the implementation
of timetabled SPHE, staff development. teaching methods and parent involvement are
all highlighted. The benefits of creating a supportive social and physical environment
and developing community links are clearly visible.
It becomes apparent that changes in feelings. attitudes. values, competencies and
health promoting behaviours is a long-term objective dependant on getting the school
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